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Connecticut has a tough state law to protect residents from surprise medical bills, but not tough enough to protect everyone.
“It’s no secret that I’ve been a tough critic of Facebook, so I was glad for the opportunity to discuss my concerns directly with Mr. Zuckerberg,” Blumenthal said.
Connecticut would be following New York and Michigan which have already enacted bans.
Inclusive growth calls on cities to revive themselves so that all residents benefit, which has been challenging here in Connecticut and elsewhere.
Mike Jarjura improbably won re-election as Waterbury's mayor as a write-in candidate in 2005.
Springfield, like Bridgeport, is an industrial city that lost its manufacturing base and struggles with poverty and unemployment. But Springfield is on the rise.
The Bridgeport focus group discussed the state of development in Bridgeport, and areas where it can improve. It included city residents, as well as those from the neighboring towns of Easton and Stratford.
Shelbourne Global purchased more than $200 million in Hartford real estate, but the 2016 revaluation more than doubled the taxes on three of its Class A office towers.
For years, John Tornatore chafed at the high personal and real estate property taxes the city of Hartford levied on his South End flower shop. In the mid-2000s, Tornatore was fed up with the steep impacts of a revaluation and ready to move his enterprise with roots to the days when gunmaker Colt’s dominated the […]
At an August 13 press conference on Union Station retail, the only specific transportation item discussed by Richard Andreski of Connecticut DOT was his agency's plans for a second parking garage. This was supposedly a conference on transit-oriented development! These latest comments add to a long line of episodes showcasing a stubborn bias toward automobiles and a disregard for competent delivery of mass transit service or construction projects.
If ever there was an issue warranting public debate and reform its our annual toll of about 14,000 gun homicides. Most involve deaths in our inner cities committed by single shot pistols and revolvers. We have more gun homicides than the entire developed western world. And our 300 million guns in civilian hands dwarfs gun ownership in the entire developed western world. Some 100 million were acquired illegally through the private markets or theft. And it's these weapons largely responsible for our grim annual gun homicide rate.
As incredibly disheartening and disappointing it is to read, "Reason and responsibility in child vaccinations" authored by Jan Taigen and State Rep. Christine Palm, it is not at all surprising. Jan and Christine manage to paint a picture filled with conflation and oversimplification at every turn, designed to immediately dismiss debate on the subject.
Jim Cameron seems to have missed his civics class in high school. In his most recent column, Cameron characterizes No Tolls CT as “bullies.” Perhaps he’s seen our billboards posted on the very highways Gov. Ned Lamont and Cameron want to toll, asking state residents to call their legislators and tell them “Vote for tolls, Lose at the polls.”
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